Payroll Accountants – Exemption from the Examination

Erforderliche Unterlagen

Supporting documents concerning the examination already passed and where the content of which is comparable to the professional examination.


No expert information is available.


No special deadlines need be observed.

general information

Persons who have already passed certain contents of an examination comparable to the written part of the professional examination are exempted from taking the contents within the written part of the professional examination. The competent authority has to decide on the exemption by notice. Exemption from an examination must be requested from the competent authority.



The request may be submitted personally or in writing in German to the competent authority.


Antrag auf Prüfungsbefreiung

Zuständige Stelle

The President of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (→ WKO)German text (Der Präsident der Wirtschaftskammer Österreich)

Complaints will be decided by the federal administrative court (Landesverwaltungsgericht) in question.

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